Morning round-up: Thursday 12 October

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories

Campaigner for gender-neutral passports wins court challenge [BBC News]

Medical graduate put on sex offenders’ register after grabbing Tinder date’s breasts during sex [The Telegraph]

Law student’s halls of residence demolished while she was still living there [Birmingham Mail]

Monarch: MP urges change in law to protect pension schemes [The Guardian]

Russian oligarch had ‘sham’ offshore trusts, UK High Court rules [Financial Times]

Australian court rules an unsent text message on phone counts as a will [Mashable]

A lawyer explains who really owns your tattoos [Vice]

YouTube star Jake Paul ‘sued by victim of car horn prank’ [BBC News]

Judge fired for dismissing case due to unclear acronym [Mail Online]

Bristol student event: Infrastructure: the next growth area for lawyers — with Burges Salmon [Legal Cheek Hub]

“The author has missed the point. A law degree is not supposed to prepare you for practice as a solicitor or even the training contract. This is why the LPC is supposed to exist – to bridge the gap (although whether it does or not is debatable).” [Legal Cheek comments]

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